Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Hepatitis A cases climb to 239 this year

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida had 34 reported cases of hepatitis A last week, bringing the total number of newly reported cases this year to...
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Some facts vs. myth on the coronavirus

Researchers try to clear up information on the origin and cause of the virus. BY DYLAN BOUSCHER AND LISA M. KRIEGER THE MERCURY NEWS/TNS MYTH: The coronavirus is...

Study: Music playlist affects workout

BY CRYSTAL VILLARREAL THE ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION/TNS Whether you prefer pop, rock or hip-hop, the kind of music on your workout playlist can make a difference. According to...
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Prince’s doctor disciplined by Minnesota medical board

BY JEREMY OLSON STAR TRIBUNE/TNS MINNEAPOLIS – A doctor who provided medical care to Prince at the time he died of an opioid drug overdose has...
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Can you get coronavirus from package delivered from China ?

BY LISA M. KRIEGER THE MERCURY NEWS/TNS SAN JOSE, Calif. – Residents at the epicenter of China’s mysterious viral outbreak are quarantined. But their mailed...
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Health care solutions for rural Americans

Health care solutions for rural Americans FROM FAMILY FEATURES Heart disease, cancer, unintentional injuries, chronic lower respiratory disease and stroke. These top five causes of death...

Electric scooter injuries surge as more riders mangle legs and skulls

BY MICHAEL FINCH II AND TONY BIZJAK THE SACRAMENTO BEE/TNS SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Hospitals nationwide are seeing a dramatic increase in the number of electric scooter...

Black moms and postpartum depression

African American women get less treatment than other mothers BY NINA FELDMAN AND ANERI PATTANI WHYY / THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/ TNS Portia Smith’s most vivid memories of...

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Understanding binge eating disorder

LEVGEN CHABANOV/DREAMSTIME/TNS Binge eating disorder is more common but less well-known than anorexia and bulimia. MAYO CLINIC...

Thousands of toddlers have ingested vaping liquids

Swallowing even a teaspoon could be fatal, doctor warns JOSHUA A. BICKEL/THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH/TNS Vaping liquids, with...